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Hiroya is a one-of-a-kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after.
In 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He formed his own group in Boston “INTEROCEANICO (inter-oceanic)” which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez. The group released three acclaimed records (“The Other Side of the World”, “Confluencia” and “Where the River Shines”). Hiroya has released three solo albums (“Solo”, “Heartland” and “Places”).
Hiroya has been leading concerts internationally including several appearances at Blue Note(NYC), United Nations and Japanese National Television(NHK). In 2018, Hiroya won 2nd place in International Finger Style Guitar Championship.
“…chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!” -Jazz Review.com
“HiroyaTsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey ” -Boston Herald
Want to learn from the best!? Join Hiroya Tsukamoto on Sunday June 5th from 9:30-11am for a workshop where you will learn various techniques of fingerstyle guitar (playing with the fingers or fingernails in place of a pick), including various chords and basic musical theory. Also using his compositions as an example, Hiroya Tsukamoto demonstrates how to start composing and developing an original guitar piece for a live setting.
Advance Registration is required by clicking HERE.
The Show begins at 7pm, doors will open at 6:00 for the Rotary Club of Bedford Social.